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Jeanne Edwards

March 1, 1923 ~ November 30, 2017 (age 94)

Jeanne L.(LaCourse) Edwards, 94, of Bristol, widow of George A. Edwards, died on Thursday (November 30, 2017) at the Bristol Hospital. Jeanne was born March 1, 1923 in Bristol and was a daughter of the late George and Mary (Murray) LaCourse. She resided in Bristol for all her life and was a graduate of Bristol Schools, St. Joseph College in 1945 and the University of Louisville with her Master’s Degree in social work in 1947. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Bristol, St. Joseph College Alumni Association, and was a former member of the Bristol Garden Club. Jeanne also did volunteer work at the Bristol Hospital for several years. Jeanne spent her summers while growing up at Point O Woods, South Lyme, CT and then at Black Point, Niantic. Jeanne is survived by a son, Henry “Hank” H. Edwards II of Bristol and a daughter, Laura Jeanne Edwards of Bristol; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a brother George LaCourse and a sister, Ellaine Savarese LaCourse. Jeanne’s family would like to thank the staff at the Bristol Hospital Emergency Room and Hospice Teams for their wonderful care of Jeanne. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday (December 4, 2017) 10 A.M. at St. Joseph Church, Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol on Sunday between 2 and 4 P.M. Memorial donation may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter 200 Executive Blvd. S #4B, Southington, CT 06489. Please visit Jeanne’s memorial website at

 Service Information

December 3, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Funk Funeral Home
35 Bellevue Ave.
Bristol, CT 06010

December 4, 2017

10:00 AM to TBD
St. Joseph Church
33 Queen St.
Bristol, CT 06010


St. Joseph Cemetery-Bristol
522 Terryville Ave.
Bristol, CT 06010

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